Mark Your Calendars: Tony Awards Announce Schedule of 2016 Events | Playbill

News Mark Your Calendars: Tony Awards Announce Schedule of 2016 Events The American Theatre Wing’s 70th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards, which are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, are still five months away, but the calendar of deadlines and events has been finalized.

April 28: Final date for shows to open in order to qualify for 2015-16 Tony eligibility.

May 3: The 2016 nominations will be announced at the Diamond Horseshoe nightclub at the Paramount Hotel. A live webcast of the event will be available at A complete list of the 2016 nominations will be available at (and immediately following the webcast.

May 4: The annual Meet the Nominees Press Reception, at which the nominees will speak with media outlets about their nominations, will take place at the Paramount Hotel.

May 19: The Tony Nominees Luncheon will offer a chance for the nominees to celebrate each other’s achievements and receive their nomination certificates. This event is closed to the media and public.

June 12: The 70th Annual Tony Awards will be given at the Beacon Theatre in New York. The three-hour ceremony will be broadcast live (ET/PT time delay) on CBS-TV 8-11 PM. For more information on the Tony Awards, visit

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